Environmental and Energetic Performance History and Further Improvement Potential for Wood Stoves

Ø. Skreiberg, M. Seljeskog & E. Karlsvik
The objective of this work is to 1) review the environmental and energetic performance history for wood stoves, with special focus on the last 15 years, and 2) evaluate the further improvement potential for wood stoves. The introduction of the Norwegian wood stove testing standard, NS 3058/3059, in 1998 introduced an emission limit for particles of 10 g/kg dry wood for new wood stoves. From this moment in time the staged combustion air units, with...